GOP Governors Urge Congress to Act on Sequester
“They need to stop having press conferences and start meeting,” Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell, referring to both Hill Republicans and Obama. “The time for shows is over. We’ve had 18 months.”
GOP governors to Hill Republicans: Do something
By David Nather, Politico (2/24/2013) – Ask Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett and Utah Gov. Gary Herbert what they think of Hill Republicans’ strategy on the sequester, and you get the exact same response: “What strategy?”
It’s a sign that Republican governors might be still giving President Barack Obama a lot of the blame for the sequester — but they’re fed up with their own side, too.
Their message for House Speaker John Boehner and other GOP leaders: It’s not OK to just sit on the sidelines. It’s time to do something to stop the automatic cuts, and fast.[MORE]